Ulrich Bäumer is a partner in the digital business and technology group of Osborne Clarke in Cologne. He advises the clients of the firm mainly in the areas information technology and (offshore) outsourcing, as well as complex licensing issues (inter alia ERP, XaaS, Cloud, etc). He drafts and negotiates complex international IT project (especially outsourcing and licensing) contracts and assists the technology clients of the firm in M&A transactions. He also advises in all other aspects of technology, data protection and licensing law. Ulrich has successfully worked on and finalised 300 + global IT projects in the last 20+ years. Clients of the firm recommend him as a lawyer who “gets the deal done” (JUVE, 2020).

German business newspaper Handelsblatt sees him as the lawyer of the year (June/2020):

German business newspaper Wirtschaftswoche also sees him as one of the best German IT lawyers (June/2020):

WHO’s WHO Legal also recognizes Ulrich as one the leading tech lawyers in Germany (2020):

Finally Best Lawyers also recognize Ulrich as the lawyer of the year in tech lawyers (2020):

Ulrich is a guest lecturer for IT law and the National Law School University in India (Bangalore), the WHU- Otto Beisheim School of Management (Vallendar, Germany), the University of Cologne and at Columbia University (NY/Paris). He is the inhouse lawyer (Justiziar) for VOICE e.V.



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